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Vegan and gluter free Tiffin

If your friends and family are anything like mine then you will have a real mix of dietary

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Nick Hodgson.

Ex Kaiser Chief’s Leeds date with the Cribs

It’s almost five years to the day since Nick Hodgson publicly announced he was vacating the drummer’s stool in Kaiser Chiefs and “moving on” after a decade and a half in Leeds’s most successful band of recent times.

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Pam Lloyd PR Asparagus Recipes (26th January 2016)

Asparagus Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Serves 4.

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Electric Car

Electric power takes off for bikes and cars.

AFTER a very slow start several years ago the electric car market in the UK is growing rapidly and most major manufacturers have an electric model in their line-up including the impressive BMW i3 and now the wind of change even includes much improved electric cycles and electric motor cycles.

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Pam Lloyd PR British Leafy Salad (15th March 2017)

Herby lemon chicken wrap

Cooking time: 1 ½ hrs

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Column: Why I got my knitting needles out and joined the A listers

Column: Why I got my knitting needles out and joined the A listers

There was a time when the only person you ever saw knitting was your nan. Fast forward to 2017 and you are just as likely to see a Hollywood A lister clicking away with the needles as a grey-haired old lady.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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Brink Top, Heights Road, Hebden Bridge - �485,000 (Ryburne & Co 01422 844963)

Superb country house with magnificent views across the Calder Valley

Set in a superb south facing elevated location with magnificent views across the beautiful Calder Valley is this immaculate detached four bedroom country house.

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Mincemeat pies

Mincemeat pies

I know it’s a little early but I love mincemeat pies and as such I can’t help but share the recipe for these festive favourite says Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caterer.

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The modern extension at the rear of the castle

Travel review: Stepping back in time at a Northumbrian castle

THERE’S nothing quite like curling up in front of a roaring log fire to make you feel regal - especially in the surroundings of a 14th century castle, as Lindsay Pantry discovered.

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An alarm that replicates sunrise could be the answer to the winter blues. Filey Brigg by Tony Johnson.

Column: Shedding light on the winter blues

It’s that time of year again...

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Ragdale Hall first opened as a health hydro in 1973

Travel: Science, nature and luxury in Leicestershire

It’s now the last resting place of Richard III, but Leicestershire offers visitors science and nature as well as history, says Steve Bambridge.

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Madness are playing CarFest North.

Madness, Bananarama, Rick Astley, Jools Holland and The Proclaimers all set for CarFest as tickets go on sale

A string of top acts have been unveiled as tickets for next year's CarFest go on sale.

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RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

RECIPE: Celery, chorizo and bean stew

Feast on this hearty stew which gets a background flavour from crunchy celery.

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Darren Burke's son enjoyed a break of a different kind.

Family column: A break that's been far from relaxing for all!

Well, it has been a lively few weeks in our house.

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Chris Evans is the brainchild behind CarFest.

Tickets for Chris Evans' CarFest 2018 to go on sale this week

CarFest is back - and tickets for Chris Evans' Carfest will go on sale this Thursday.

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South Indian Chicken Curry

South Indian Chicken Curry

This fiery curry is softened by the sweetness of the shallots and the coconut milk and is perfect for Bonfire Night. Shallots do not need to be cooked thoroughly like onions and lend themselves extremely well to Indian spices.

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Isle of Eriska Hotel frontage.

Travel: Tasty cuisine amid glorious scenery served up on the little Isle of Eriska

Natalie Walker and her family enjoy five-star Michelin dining in picturesque surroundings at this Scottish Baronial style mansion

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Alyssia on board new pony Mara.

In The Saddle column: Exciting times ahead as we welcome new arrival

Well, as some of you may remember, we've sold my daughter's first pony Jazz and have bought her a bigger second pony called Mara.

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Hundreds of people are expected to attend the open lantern making workshops

Lamplighter set to sparkle through Calder Valley

The Calder Valley will be treated to a fire and light extravaganza when the Lamplighter Festival returns to Todmorden next month.

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